Educator and Student Support

Chapter 4 – Second Language Acquisition and Asset-Based Approaches

There are a number of ways to support the language and literacy development of emergent bilingual students that also enables them to participate more fully in classroom activities and lessons. This video chapter provides information on second language acquisition levels and timelines as well as discussing asset-based approaches and some specific strategies.

This resource is part of the IDRA Serving Emergent Bilingual Students – Online Technical Assistance Toolkit.